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Nat Turner’s Rebellion

Patrick Breen

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Nat Turner’s RebellionIntroductionIn Southampton County, Virginia, Nat Turner and six other men launched the deadliest slave revolt in the history of ...

Native Americans and African Americans

Kendra Field

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Native Americans and African AmericansIntroductionSince the mid-20th century, a significant literature has developed at the intersection of Native Ame...

Negro League Baseball

Leslie Heaphy

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Negro League BaseballIntroductionThe history of the Negro Leagues has been studied and written about by those in academia but also by many outside the...

New African Diaspora

Heike Raphael-Hernandez

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

New African DiasporaIntroductionAlso called the Second African Diaspora, postcolonial African Diaspora, or Fourth Great Migration, the New African Dia...

New Negro

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

New NegroIntroductionAs the modest, meaningful gains of Reconstruction deteriorated into the racialized apartheid of Jim Crow segregation, an ideology...

Newton, Huey P.

Joe Street

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Huey P. NewtonIntroductionHuey Percy Newton (b. 1942–d. 1989) is a singular figure in African American history. Born in Monroe, Louisiana to Armelia J...

No Child Left Behind

Stuart Greene, Kevin Burke

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

No Child Left BehindIntroductionFulfilling the promise of Brown v. Board of Education has remained central to the struggle for civil rights in educati...

Pan-Africanism

Omolade Adunbi

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Pan-AfricanismIntroductionPan-Africanism encompasses a variety of historical, political, literary, and cultural movements seeking to draw connections ...

Political Resistance

Sampada Aranke

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Political ResistanceIntroductionThinking about political resistance requires an understanding of both what constitutes the political and its various a...

Print Culture

Heidi Morse

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Print CultureIntroductionPrint culture—or cultures of print, a designation some scholars prefer for its evocation of multiple and varying practices of...

Reconstruction in Literature and Intellectual Culture

Gene Andrew Jarrett

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Reconstruction in Literature and Intellectual CultureIntroductionThe era widely known as Reconstruction runs from 1865, the official end of the Civil ...

Reparations and the African Diaspora

Raymond Winbush

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Reparations and the African DiasporaIntroductionReparations are compensatory mechanisms devised by victims of crimes against humanity; paid by nations...

Revolutionary War and African Americans, The

Jessica Millward

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

The Revolutionary War and African AmericansIntroductionDespite the prolific growth in the field of African American studies, scholarship on African Am...

Robeson, Paul

Eric Jackson

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Paul RobesonIntroductionMany intellectuals describe Paul Robeson as one of the nation’s greatest musicians, scholars, actors, athletes, and activists ...

Scottsboro Trials

Eric S. Yellin

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Scottsboro TrialsIntroductionIn 1931, nine young African-American men were accused of raping two white women in northern Alabama while traveling on a ...

Settler Colonialism and African Americans

Tiffany King

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Settler Colonialism and African AmericansIntroductionEmerging from the ranks of white settler scholars in Australia and New Zealand in the mid-2000s, ...

Simone, Nina

La Marr Jurelle Bruce

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Nina SimoneIntroductionOne of the preeminent protest musicians of America’s civil rights movement, Nina Simone (b. 1933–d. 2003) was a trailblazing si...

Slavery, Visual Representations of

Renee Ater

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Visual Representations of SlaveryIntroductionFrom the first encounters of Africans and Europeans to the transatlantic slave trade to the abolition of ...

Smith, Bessie

Melanie R. Hill

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Bessie SmithIntroductionUnderstanding the literary pen as a fundamental tool that writes the narrative of black existence while also analyzing how the...

Social Science and Civil Rights

Ben Keppel

Subject: African American Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Social Science and Civil RightsIntroductionConsidered from within the prism of American history, the terms social science and civil rights, when combi...

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